Read about some of our clients' inspiring successes!
Through recent Right to Counsel housing legislation passed in Toledo, LAWO has protected numerous individuals and families against unfair evictions so that they may stay safely in their homes. Here’s how we helped Paula, a mother of three children, improve her family’s rental housing conditions.
17-year-old Adison lives with Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita, a condition that causes muscle weakness throughout the body and severely restricts the use of his upper extremities. Read how ABLE and LAWO assisted Adison in acquiring a robotic arm to achieve independence.Read more
Veterans Project Addresses PTSD and Legal Needs for Low-Income Individuals
LAWO has developed the Veterans Project to address the specific needs and issues of our military community experiencing PTSD and the negative living situations that may accompany it.Read more
It's important to understand your responsibilities as a co-signer for a student loan. Read Tammy's story about how an LAWO attorney assisted her while being sued by a student loan creditor.Read more
Free Legal Needs Check-Ups Available to Low-Income Seniors in Western Ohio
LAWO's Legal Aid Line is offering free Legal Need Check-Ups by telephone through the month of June, Elder Abuse Awareness Month. Check-Ups are available to low-income residents of western Ohio ages 60 and older.Read more
Neveah was subleasing an apartment and faced eviction issues when she found out her former roommate had not stayed up-to-date on the rent.Read more
Lester Jones* is a 62-year-old legally blind senior who receives Social Security, Medicaid, and Food Stamps.Read more
Mary*, a single parent with two children, had debts of over $142,000 and kept falling further behind on her payments.Read more